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and i'm happy to share one success story with you and i would ask as they stand as success coach, dana trafelet has her son joshua. if you could all stand out. [applause] grade every year. thank you for joining us. and to quickly tell you the story, dana was put in a school and on the first day of school, one of yolanda's children came and from one of her daughters came in and flip flops and dana had a chance to talk to her and learned about yolanda and her family situation. he was living in a homeless shelter. dana worked with them. we got them into rental housing. joshua was having challenges in school and if you look at it, joshua needed help on that front. yolanda is currently working part time now and looking purse or ged hopefully i'm a full-time job and joshua is doing well enough from school. from what i understand he won most improved in math and attend ends. [applause] they had come from the south when i was say to them is thank you for coming to michigan and welcome to michigan. thank you are sharing your story. thank you. [applause] say great success. another great successe
everybody to be happy and safe. >> bill: kind of sums it all up for me. there have been those including dana mill bank in your paper who criticized the president saying he's exploiting children for this issue. if it's all about keeping our children safe, what's wrong with this? >> if you look at past presidents and past candidates for office, children have been used as long as campaigns have been around. you had nancy pelosi when she was sworn in was surrounded on the chamber floor by many of her grandchildren. george w. bush, when he was signing no child left behind did that in front of a school of children in ohio. you've even got ben quayle, the former congressman from arizona got into some trouble when he sent out a campaign flier with two children on it that looked like they were his daughters but it turned out he doesn't have any kids and they were his brother's children. >> bill: lindsey graham used his sister's kids as props. that's different. >> children, there's no precedent there saying children are completely off-limits in politics. i think the question here is a lot of times the
. >> sean: one quick question for dana because we had a battle last week on the program. i, stuart and i want to be more-- want the republicans to be more aggressive. you think that-- >> they should be more persuasive. >> sean: but, you want-- how do you, you want to negotiate? >> to be aggressive on the merits and persuade people that your ideas based on facts, experience and looking at all of the evidence, would be better for the country, rather than just-- >> we've got to go, i can see joe biden, and i'm going to die and he's going to drill out any gold in my teeth. are you old enough to have gold in your teeth. >> sean: no, many i'm-- >> and liberty and-- >> i'm not against that. >> and in favor of growth, optimism and liberty, aggressively so. >> i'm with you. >> sean: i love a good fight. >> and it's freezing in here. >> sean: i'm sorry, i like it cold. you don't want me to sweat. that's all the time left this evening, thank you for being with us. let not your heart be troubled. greta is next to go on the record and we'll see you here tomorrow night. greta, take it away. >> tonight
daughters came in and flip flops and dana had a chance to talk to her and learn about yolanda and her family situation. they were living in a homeless shelter. we got them into rental housing and docile as having challenges in school. if you look at it, he needed some help on that front. yolanda is currently working part time now and working towards her ged and hopefully a full-time job, and joshua is doing well enough in school and what i understand is that he won the most improved award in math and also attends. [applause] they had come from the south, and whatever fate to them if thank you for coming to michigan and welcome to michigan, and thank you for sharing your story. [applause] >> enqueue. [applause] all a great success. another great success was our summertime youth initiative in putting people to work in some of our most challenge communities. lester we did over 750 kids and in terms of that, it has been wonderful and led by the dnr. many community organizations participating in this, and i wanted to recognize one of the people. in terms of that person, i would ask mr. williamson
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